What’s up in Austin – September 2016
Say goodbye to summer … and hello to fall, festivals, and a fun time in Austin.
Austin is such a fun and lively city - it can be hard to keep up with so many activities kicking off the new season and school year. Stay in-the-know with this curated list of events going on in September 2016. Go to just one, or check them all out!
Here's "What's up in Austin":
9/7 - 9/10
Austin Music Video Festival – Venues Across Austin
AMVFEST celebrates and unites the Austin film and music industries with a wide range of classing and cutting edge music videos.
9/8, 9/15, 9/22
Unplugged at the Grove – Shady Grove
Every Thursday night, Shady Grove hosts one of Austin's longest running free live music series. Live music begins at 8pm. Don't miss Jonathan Tyler (9/8), Jimmy Lafave (9/15), or Shinyribs (9/22) at the conclusion of this year's Unplugged at the Grove.
Zilker Relays – Zilker Park
The Zilker relays is a 10-mile relay race complete with food, beer, and music.
9/11 - 9/12
Eastside Kings Festival – Venues on East 11th & 12th Streets
The Eastside Kings Festival brings a weekend full of jazz, blues, and gospel to East Austin.
9/17 - 9/18
Voyager Music Festival – Spider House Cafe and Ballroom
The Voyager Music Festival is a two day project packed with musical performances and innovative, music-inspired workshops.
Austin Museum Day – Museums Across Austin
Austin Museum Day is a fun-filled FREE day of exhibitions and activities at participating Austin-area museums and cultural sites.
9/22 - 9/29
Fantastic Fest – Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas
Fantastic Fest is the largest genre film festival in the US, specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action, and great films.
9/23 - 9/25
Texas Tribune Festival – 1900 University Avenue
The Texas Tribune Festival is a three-day event for people who are passionate about the pressing issues that affect all Texans, with more than 60 sessions and 250 speakers.
Texas Craft Brewers Festival – Fiesta Gardens
The Texas Craft Brewers Festival is the largest beer festival in Texas with some of the best Texas-produced craft beer.
9/24 - 9/25
Fall 2016 Pecan Street Festival – Sixth Street Austin
The Pecan Street Festival is one of the largest arts/crafts and music festivals in the country with over 300 artisan vendors.
9/30 - 10/2
Austin City Limits Music Festival (Weekend 1) – Zilker Park
ACL is one of the largest music festivals in the country, featuring over 130 artists, bands, and musicians simultaneously on eight stages.